Job Details
  • Reference393103E_1657169725
  • LocationCanberra
  • Job TypeContract
  • Postedabout 1 month ago
  • ConsultantNeville Smith

As one of the Australia's largest providers of human resources solutions, Chandler Macleod has a proven track record of unleashing potential in people and companies. For over 40 years Chandler Macleod's recruitment business has connected leading-edge projects and employers with outstanding business professionals.

Our Federal Government client is seeking to engage a Communication Officer on a contract for 12 months with potential extension.
About the Role:
Senior communication officers deliver marketing and communication solutions. Working as part of a team, you'll design, develop, implement and evaluate marketing and communication strategies and content. You'll give best practice advice to stakeholders.
You may also do research, event management and project management to ensure business objectives and communication recommendations are met. You'll work under the limited direction of senior staff, using initiative and judgement to interpret policy and to apply practices and procedures. Decision making is based on judgement, skills and knowledge. You need to plan work by managing competing priorities. You'll contribute to business planning, changes in workplace practices and business improvement strategies.
Key duties

  • Design, develop, implement and evaluate content, communication strategies and products.
  • Provide specialist advice and interpretation of communication processes, guidelines and policies.
  • Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to scope needs, resolve issues and ensure positive communication outcomes.
  • Create, schedule, edit, coordinate and publish communication content.
  • Contribute to business and strategic planning and develop and implement business improvement and best practice.
  • Support and mentor PAO1 (APS5) staff to build knowledge and capability.
    Desirable Qualifications
    A degree or diploma with a major in journalism, communication, public relations or marketing. Or recognised skills, cadetship or relevant experience the delegate considers appropriate to the duties of the position.
    Security Clearance
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    If you feel you are a suitable candidate submit your application by hitting "Apply for this job". Alternatively, you can call Neville Smith on 02 6268 9916 or email for further discussion.